mhealth

We cover the application of medical and public health practices supported by mobile devices (mobile phones, tablets, etc.), patient monitoring devices, and other wireless devices.

Like yin and yang: mindful breathing for pain control

Like yin and yang: mindful breathing for pain control

Researchers compared traditional mindful breathing and virtual reality, 3D-guided mindful breathing to reduce pain.

E-mental health: A solution for a rising challenge

E-mental health: A solution for a rising challenge

E-mental health services could provide a response to these challenges and offer effective ways for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and aftercare.

Rapid screening of drug-resistent bacteria

Rapid screening of drug-resistent bacteria

A research team led by scientists at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has developed a novel cell sensor with a barcode-like micro-channel structure that enables rapid and low-cost screening of drug-resistant bacteria.

Augmented reality helps tackle arachnophobia

Augmented reality helps tackle arachnophobia

Researchers have developed an augmented reality app for smartphones in order to help people reduce their fear of spiders.

Chatbots could train our mental condition

Chatbots could train our mental condition

Technology will play an increasingly social and even emotional role in our lives. Virtual conversations lead to more self-compassion.

Fitness apps keep us moving during lockdown

Fitness apps keep us moving during lockdown

Researchers studied the mental health barriers which promote or prevent people from engaging with physical activity apps during the initial COVID-19 lockdown in 2020.

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